The goal of a TAT coalition build is to establish an effective and sustainable working relationship between key leaders in the trucking and busing industries and law enforcement statewide, in order to combat the crime of human trafficking.

While TAT plays a substantial role in spearheading the initial coalition, and will always make its resources available, it is the Office of the Attorney General (or statewide task force) and the State Trucking Association (along with a handful of other agencies, potentially including the State Bus Association and/or State Pupil Transportation Association) who assume the lead moving forward, insofar as they are local agencies capable of galvanizing the necessary stakeholders on both sides. These efforts are intended to result in the coordination and implementation of effective strategies and actions, in partnership with one another that will close loopholes to traffickers who so easily exploit both victims and legitimate businesses for criminal gain. To read about the coalition build mission statement and goals, click here.

TAT Coalition Builds

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Events

February 12, 2019: Montgomery, Alabama with FDP
April 10, 2019: Baton Rouge, Louisiana with FDP
August 1, 2019: Baltimore, MD with FDP

Coalition Builds in Action

Impact

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St. Paul, MN

Billings, MT

Seattle, WA

Columbia, SC

Press

September 30, 2018: “Wisconsin News: AG Brad Schimel Brings Law Enforcement, Transportation Industry Partners Together to Fight Human Trafficking

September 20, 2018: “Washington State Patrol ‘Operation Human Freight’ Leads to Arrests for Promoting Prostitution

June 14, 2018: “Montana DOJ Hosts ‘Truckers Against Trafficking’ Training

April 17, 2018: “Law enforcement, truckers team up to fight human trafficking

April 17, 2018: “Truckers, truck stop personnel to receive training on human trafficking

January 12, 2018: “SC truck drivers unite to combat human trafficking

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